Penguin Random House has unveiled two new voice-activated 'skills' for Amazon’s Alexa devices.
W F Howes general manager Miles Stevens-Hoare and Enders Analysis’ Joseph Evans are to join radio futurologist James Cridland as the keynote speakers at The... Read more
The EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Council (Ecofin) today agreed on a proposal which will allow all member states to give e-books the same VAT-free status... Read more
The deadline for submission for the coveted FutureBook Awards is fast approaching. So far more than 50 companies, individuals and podcasts have been put forward... Read more
The shortlists for this year’s FutureBook Awards are to be announced at the Frankfurt Book Fair, with Pan Macmillan managing director Anthony Forbes Watson to... Read more
FutureBook is partnering with social reading app The Pigeonhole to run a short story competition exploring the future of the book.
E-textbook platform Bibliotech has raised $4.2m in its latest funding round and plans to double the size of its 15-strong software and sales team in... Read more
Amazon has brought out two updated tablet devices: the next generation Fire HD 8 and the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition.
Pan Macmillan has teamed up with The Pool and digital book club The Pigeonhole to offer readers of Kate Morton’s sixth novel a shared reading... Read more
Audible UK grew its revenue by 45% last year to over £97m and posted its first operating profit to date of almost £2m (£1,936,981).
A US producer and former Netflix executive are embarking on a joint venture, 'TaleFlick', which offers a library of searchable books for adaptation across film, TV... Read more
Actor Hugh Bonneville is voicing the audiobook of Peter James' upcoming new thriller Absolute Proof.
Lindsey Mooney and Keshini Naidoo are launching a female-fronted digital-first publisher ‘Hera’ with support from Canelo, The Bookseller can reveal.
Pan Macmillan is releasing new audio editions of 12 classic Ken Follett thrillers, read by well-known actors including Richard Armitage and Emilia Fox.
This October, Audible will release an audiobook of Pottermore Publishing’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic, read by Natalie Dormer.
Issue No 5817
Friday, October 19 2018
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